Time is shown releasing a female figure, who presumably represents a city since she seems to have a mural crown as a headdress; at her feet are arms, on the right a wounded man, and in the right background a town in flames.


  • Title: Allegory
  • Date: 16th century?
  • Physical Dimensions: w483 x h387 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Oil
  • Work Nationality: Unknown
  • Support: Oak panel
  • School: Flemish
  • Provenance: London, William Cartwright (inventory no. XXX: ÔXXXXXXXXX'); Cartwright Bequest, 1686.
  • Acquisition Method: Cartwright, William (Bequest, 1686)

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